A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 137 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (85 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.14 km (36 miles). Unique identifier: us1000awpz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000awpz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 21:23:43 / October 18, 2017 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.9014° East, 2.2853° North, depth 57.14 km. The temblor was detected at 05:23:43 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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